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copyboy

[kop-ee-boi] /ˈkɒp iˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
an employee who runs errands and carries copy from desk to desk in a newspaper office.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; copy + boy
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Examples for copyboy
  • He had studied architecture and tried his hand as a copyboy for a newspaper.

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